Johnny's love for storytelling doesn't stop at acting, he is a multi-hyphenate (actor+writer+producer). As a multi-hyphenate, he is able to bring to life stories he connects with.
Johnny produced the highly critically-acclaimed film Find Me Guilty directed by Sydney Lumet (Honorary Academy Award), starring Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage. Johnny also co-produced Even Money directed by Mark Rydell and starring Academy Award Winners Kim Basinger and Forest Whitaker, and Danny Devito, Ray Liotta and Kelsey Grammer.
As a writer, Johnny co-wrote A through M with Josh Goldfond, produced in collaboration with the AFI. A through M won numerous awards, including Best Dramatic Short Screenplay and Best Dramatic Short Film. Johnny produced the short MUSCLE, winner of over 6 awards, including Best of Fest and Best Actress. Johnny consulted Jason Katims (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood, The Vow, Boston Public) on a feature film script.
As a filmmaker, Johnny is dedicated to entertaining and inspiring the viewer to create personal and social change. Particularly, stories depicting statistically underrepresented communities, that highlight the struggle and triumph of the human spirit.